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Welcome to the Women’s Health Update series, the latest edition of ReachMD’s Advances in Women’s Health. This series offers insight to improve gynecological care for women. Experts share evidence-based opinions on a variety of topics affecting your patients including: cervical cancer screening, abnormal uterine bleeding, management of preterm birth, and sexually transmitted infections. Sponsored by:

Welcome to the Women’s Health Update series, the latest edition of ReachMD’s Advances in Women’s Health. This series offers insight to improve gynecological care for women. Experts share evidence-based opinions on a variety of topics affecting your patients including: cervical cancer screening, abnormal uterine bleeding, management of preterm birth, and sexually transmitted infections. Sponsored by:

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Welcome to the Women’s Health Update series, the latest edition of ReachMD’s Advances in Women’s Health. This series offers insight to improve gynecological care for women. Experts share evidence-based opinions on a variety of topics affecting your patients including: cervical cancer screening, abnormal uterine bleeding, management of preterm birth, and sexually transmitted infections. Sponsored by:

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English


Episodes

The Effects of Dietary Interventions After Early Breast Cancer Treatment

12/19/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Daniela Rosa, MD To learn more about the effects of dietary interventions after early breast cancer treatment and the current gaps that exist in systemic reviews that assess those effects, Dr. Matt Birnholz sat down with Dr. Daniela Rosa at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Duration:00:06:29

An Outlier Survivor’s Story: Confronting Systemic Barriers in Breast Cancer Care

12/19/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Marina Kaplan, PhD Ms. Marina Kaplan's inspiring life history as an "outlier survivor" as she put it for having achieved remission from triple-negative breast cancer over six years ago was helped by numerous cutting-edge clinical trials made accessible to her. But the experience as a study subject exposed her to systemic barriers confronting breast cancer patients everywhere, compelling her to reprise her epidemiology career expertise in conducting a study...

Duration:00:10:59

What to Look for When Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer

12/19/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Nadine Tung, MD Recorded live at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dr. Matt Birnholz sat down with Dr. Nadine Tung, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Cancer Risk and Prevention Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, to talk about her presentation on genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer.

Duration:00:17:59

New Perspectives on the Impact of Omega 3 Supplements on Breast Cancer Risk

12/19/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Lauren Nye, MD Considering there’s little known about the breast microenvironment during pregnancy and whether this plays into future breast cancer risk, Dr. Lauren Nye's team examined whether omega 3 supplements as potential non-teratogenic chemoprevention agents could accentuate the protective changes on breast cancer risk that occur with hormonal fluctuations during pregnancy. And Dr. Matt Birnholz was there at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium...

Duration:00:12:29

Linking Statins to the Suppression of Aggressive Phenotypes of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells

12/19/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Stephen Hiscox, PhD Though statins have long been used for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia, growing evidence suggests they may also have a role in lowering the risk of breast cancer development. But how they potentially do this and whether all statins are equal to that task was the focus of Dr. Matt Birnholz’s discussion with Dr. Stephen Hiscox at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Duration:00:06:58

The Steep Toll of Endocrine Therapy on Breast Cancer Patients

12/18/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Dawn L. Hershman, MD, MS Much of the focus on endocrine therapy tends to be around future directions and what new treatments are going to accelerate care for breast cancer patients. But oncologists need to take stock of how physically and financially costly it can be, as Dr. Dawn Hershman explains to Dr. Matt Birnholz at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Duration:00:15:29

Look Before You Leap: The Clinical Value of Genome-Wide NIPT

12/16/2019
Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Liza Kunz, MD, FACOG Amid the expanding noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) options, Dr. Liza Kunz joins Dr. Jennifer Caudle to discuss what differentiates genome-wide NIPT from other options, how it works, and its limitations and potential benefits. US MSA Educational Program

Duration:00:09:59

Are We Asking Our Patients the Right Questions About Contraception? A Patient’s Perspective

10/29/2019
Host: Jan Shepherd, MD Guest: Erica Under the CDC’s guidelines for providing quality contraceptive counseling, there are several important questions healthcare providers can ask their patients. That’s why Dr. Jan Shephard sits down with Erica, who provides a patient perspective on an effective contraceptive dialogue. References Gavin L et al. Providing quality family planning services: Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep....

Duration:00:05:29

Breast Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life: Real-World Data

10/25/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Thanos Kosmidis Tune in as Dr. Matt Birnholz talks with Thanos Kosmidis, the founder and CEO of Care Across, about the company’s new poster presentation on breast cancer patients’ quality of life at the 2019 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Duration:00:12:59

Integrating Holistic Care into Breast Oncology

10/25/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Kelly Scheu, MS, NP At the 2019 Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Matt Birnholz caught up with Kelly Scheu, a nurse practitioner specializing in breast oncology at the University of Michigan, who shared how her spirituality and medical expertise of 27 years in the oncology field blend to enhance breast cancer care.

Duration:00:19:29

Delivering Targeted Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer

10/25/2019
Guest: Johnathan Strauss, MD Recorded live at the 2019 Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Jonathan Strauss, an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, shares key strategies for delivering targeted radiotherapy to avoid damaging associated tissues.

Duration:00:03:29

The Evolving Role of Radiation Oncology in Breast Cancer Care

10/25/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Johnathan Strauss, MD Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz at the 2019 Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium in Chicago, Illinois, is Dr. Jonathan Strauss to discuss the talks he’s given at this year’s conference on the evolution of radiation oncology as a field, challenging breast cancer cases, and emerging factors that support the emission of radiotherapy in invasive cancers.

Duration:00:12:59

Lessons from the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium: Conference Highlights

10/25/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: William J. Gradishar, MD Tune in to hear Dr. William Gradishar break down his presentations as well as other highlights attendees can look forward to at the 2019 Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium in Chicago, Illinois.

Duration:00:04:59

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium: What It Is & What to Expect in 2019

10/25/2019
Guest: William J. Gradishar, MD Learn more about the mission of the Lurie Cancer Center’s Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium and the topics featured at the 2019 conference from Dr. William Gradishar, who’s served as the Chair of the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium since its inception in 1998.

Duration:00:03:29

Do Breast Cancer Patients & Oncologists Agree on the Severity of Symptoms After Treatment?

10/18/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Randi J. Reidunsdatter, MD Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz at the 2019 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Barcelona, Spain to talk about his recent study titled, Agreement Between Patients and Oncologists on the Severity of the Patient’s Symptoms and Functions During a One-Year Follow-Up After Breast Cancer Treatment, is Dr. Randi Reidunsdatter.

Duration:00:06:59

Are PARP Inhibitors the Future of Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer?

10/18/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Hans Petter Eikesdal, MD At the 2019 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Dr. Matt Birnholz got a chance to talk with Dr. Hans Petter Eikesdal about the head-turning study on PARP inhibitors he presented at the conference.

Duration:00:06:29

Experiences of Endocrine Treatment After Breast Cancer Surgery

10/18/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Susanne Ahlstedt Karlsson, PhD Get an in-depth look at the reality of the patient experience with endocrine treatment after breast cancer surgery with Dr. Matt Birnholz and Dr. Susanne Ahlstedt-Karlsson at the 2019 European Society for Medical Oncology(ESMO) Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Duration:00:06:29

New Findings on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Treatments

10/18/2019
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Giuseppe Curigliano, MD, PhD Known for his early drug development research for breast cancer, Dr. Giuseppe Curigliano joins Dr. Matt Birnholz at the 2019 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Barcelona, Spain to talk about the latest research in treatment developments for triple-negative breast cancer as well as insights on what’s coming ahead on the future horizons for this cancer subtype.

Duration:00:12:29

Helping Your Patients Select the Contraceptive Method That Is Right for Them: Importance of an Effective Dialogue

10/8/2019
Host: Jan Shepherd, MD Guest: Jeffrey P. Levine, MD, MPH Dr. Jan Shepherd and Dr. Jeff Levine discuss how engaging in a patient-centered dialogue with our patients can help increase their satisfaction and the likelihood that they will use their chosen method properly and consistently. References Gavin L et al. Providing quality family planning services: Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014;63:1‒54. Gavin L et al. Update:...

Duration:00:09:59

Having the Talk: Painful Sex Due to Menopause

10/4/2019
Guest: Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD Guest: Brooke M. Faught, DNP, WHNP-BC,NCMP, IF Guest: Risa Kagan, MD, FACOG, CCD, NCMP Guest: James A. Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG An average of 37.5 million menopausal women in the US between the ages of 45 and 64 experience symptoms such as hot flashes and joint pain, but there are other symptoms that we rarely talk about: symptoms like vaginal dryness and dyspareunia. Featuring a patient and a panel of experts, this discussion reviews strategies...

Duration:00:14:59